Sales Ledger Manager - Cheltenham

£55,000 - £70,000 - Accountancy / Finance
Ref: 4189 Date Posted: Tuesday 13 Feb 2024

Are you a debt specialist who thrives in adding value? We're currently recruiting a Group Accounts Receivable Manager to head up the Sales Ledger and Credit Control functions. This is a pivotal hire in the group and will suit someone with strong line management capabilities and excellent accuracy and attention to detail. You'll also hold strong interpersonal skills as you'll build strong working relationships across the business. This is an excellent opportunity to make your mark on this business.

Managing a team of 20, you'll take full responsibility for the timely invoicing, and collection of all debt in the group, including setting credit limits for new customers and recommending appropriate action, including suspending work for accounts that are operating outside the agreed limits. 

You'll have strong knowledge of the whole credit cycle and understand the importance of getting the invoicing correct at the start, as well as being well versed in cash allocation and credit control methods. 

With the imminent introduction of a new ERP system, you will need to be comfortable managing a team through a period of change, keeping the staff motivated whilst driving efficiencies.

Responsibilities will also include:

  • Development of Credit Control and Accounts Receivable teams
  • Work allocation to ensure that prioritised tasks are completed accurately and on time
  • Overseeing (and getting involved) in the invoicing, cash allocation and credit control functions
  • Approving customer credit limits and working with other departments to escalate problems with debt at the earliest opportunity

Your Profile:

  • Strong line management experience / capabilities
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good IT skills, including MS Excel
  • Building and maintaining strong working relationships

To discuss further, please call Tora on 07452 822 610 or click "APPLY!"

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